Husk Magazine: Frankenstein’s Daughter

Iris Schieferstein: Actually, I’m using the animals like literature uses the fable. They communicate. They have human gestures.

Philipp: Where do all those animals come from?

Iris Schieferstein: It’s all waste products. When I started I collected dead animals from the streets – à la Duchamp. These days I’m bothering the local butchers.

We’re standing next to the head of the cow ‘Kunigunde’ which used to be the most prestigious and award-winning dairy cow of a local farmer. After she died he brought her over to be stuffed. To preserve her memory. Mrs Schieferstein still needs to get the horns fixed.

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Published in: on March 17, 2011 at 4:20 pm  Leave a Comment  

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